Sorting Ornithopus names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Ornithopus compressus L.

ENGLISH : Yellow bird's foot, Yellow serradella.

FRENCH : Ornithope comprimé, Pied d'oiseau comprimé.

GERMAN : Flachhülsiger Vogelfuß, Gelber Vogelfuß.

ITALIAN : Uccellina comune.

JAPANESE : Kibana tsuno uma goyashi.

PORTUGUESE : Serradela-amarela , Serradela-brava.

SPANISH : Cornicabra, Pie de pájaro, Uña de gavilán , Uña de halcón , Uña de milano.


Ornithopus perpusillus L.

SYNONYM(S) : Ornithopus sativus Gren. & Godr.

DANISH : Liden fugleklo.

ENGLISH : Bird's foot, Bird's foot serradella, Common serradella.

FINNISH : Kääpiölinnunjalka.

FRENCH : Ornithope délicat, Pied d'oiseau, Pied d'oiseau délicat.

GERMAN : Kleiner Vogelfuß, Mäusewicke.

ITALIAN : Uccelina minore.

JAPANESE : Hime tsuno uma goyashi.

NORWEGIAN : Dvergserradella.

POLISH : Seradela drobna.

PORTUGUESE : Serradela-brava.

SPANISH : Pie de pájaro menor, Serradela-menuda, Serradilla.

SWEDISH : Dvärgserradella, Klovicker.


Ornithopus pinnatus (Mill.) Druce

SYNONYM(S) : Ornithopus ebracteatus Brot., Scorpiurus pinnatus Mill.

ENGLISH : Slender serradella.

FRENCH : Ornithope penné, Pied d'oiseau délicat.

PORTUGUESE : Serradela-delgada.

Ornithopus sativus Brot.

SYNONYM(S) : Coronilla serradilla Krause, Ornithopus intermedius (DC.) Lois., Ornithopus sativus Link.

DANISH : Serradel.

DUTCH : Serradella.

ENGLISH : French serradella, Pink serradella, Serradella.

FRENCH : Ornithope cultivé, Ornithope rose (Morocco), Sainfoin cultivé (Algeria), Seradelle.

GERMAN: Serradella.

HUNGARIAN : Szerradella.

ITALIAN : Serradella.

JAPANESE : Seradera, Tsuno uma goyashi.

NORWEGIAN : Serradella.

POLISH : Seradela pastewna, Seradela siewna.

PORTUGUESE : Serradela, Serradela-vermelha, Serradela-vulgar, Serradela-flor-rosa (Brazil).

RUSSIAN : Seradella, Seradella posevnaia.

SPANISH : Serradela.


Types : Hard-seeded, Soft-seeded.

Ornithopus sativus Brot. subsp. isthmocarpus (Coss.) Dostál

SYNONYM(S) : Ornithopus isthmocarpus Coss., Ornithopus sativus auct., non Brot.

ENGLISH : Moroccan serradella.

PORTUGUESE : Erva-da-casta, Serradela-de-bico-comprido , Serradela-de-garra.

Ornithopus sativus Brot. subsp. sativus

SYNONYM(S) : Ornithopus roseus Duf., Ornithopus sativus Brot. subsp. roseus (Duf.) Alsina,Ornithopus sativus Brot. subsp. roseus (Duf.) Dostál

PORTUGUESE : Serradela cultivada , Serradela-de-bico-curto.

Ornithopus sativus Brot. var. macrorrhynchus (Willk.) Alsina

SYNONYM(S) : Ornithopus macrorrhynchus (Willk.) Klink. & O. Schwarz, Ornithopus roseus Duf. var. macrorrhynchus Willk.






Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Ornithopus Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. Institute for Land & Food Resources. The University of Melbourne. < > (2004).


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. < >.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database. < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Smitinand Tem, 2001, Thai Plant Names - Revised Edition by The Forest Herbarium - Royal Forest Department. Bangkok. Thailand.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (23 March 2004).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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